Best time to visit Sacramento, CA

Sacramento, CA

3 THINGS TO DO IN SACRAMENTO, CA (JULY 13 - JULY 22)

California State Fair

California State Fair

July 9–25, 2021  • event

The Fair has been attracting people for over 150 years. Come and join this spectacular celebration

South Yuba River Swimming Holes

South Yuba River Swimming Holes

March–October • activity

A great way to relax during hot summer days

Loch Leven Lakes

Loch Leven Lakes

June–November • activity

A beautiful chain of lakes high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

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California Fall Colors

California Fall Colors

out of rangelate September–early November • nature

Admire bronze and amber foliage throughout the Golden State

Almond Bloom

Almond Bloom

out of rangemid-February–early March • nature

The first sign of spring on the Pacific Coast

Monticello Dam Morning Glory Spillway

Monticello Dam Morning Glory Spillway

out of rangeNovember–March  • nature

An enormous drain hole which looks a portal into another world is especially impressive during the rainy season

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

Have a blast at Sactown's top NYE celebrations

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

out of rangelate November–late April (best in February) • activity

Magical sparkling scenery and a wide range of activities attract people to Lake Tahoe each winter

Napa Valley Harvest Season

Napa Valley Harvest Season

out of rangeAugust–December • activity

Watch Napa Valley come to life with the thrill and rush of the harvest

Cool Patch Pumpkins Corn Maze

Cool Patch Pumpkins Corn Maze

out of rangelate September–October • activity

Kick off the holiday season and get lost in the world’s largest corn maze

Christmas Lights in and near Sacramento

Christmas Lights in and near Sacramento

out of rangelate November–early January • event

Witness a beautiful holiday transformation of the city when entire neighborhoods dress to impress

Phantom Falls

Phantom Falls

out of rangeNovember–April • nature

This waterfall is as hard to find as its name suggests

Lunar New Year in Sacramento

Lunar New Year in Sacramento

out of rangeFebruary 13, 2021 (virtual) • event

Flower Tet Festival and other festive events

Sandhill Crane Migration

Sandhill Crane Migration

out of rangelate September–February  • nature

Central Valley hosts thousands of wintering sandhill cranes

Sutter Buttes

Sutter Buttes

out of rangelate October–mid-May • nature

Some enthusiasts try to reach the summit of the highest mountains in the world, but how about the smallest?

California International Marathon

California International Marathon

out of rangeDecember 6, 2020 • event

With spectacular State Capitol Finish this marathon features an easy downhill course and can help you to qualify for the Boston Marathon

Bassi Falls

Bassi Falls

out of rangeApril–June (best in late April–May) • activity

A beautiful and popular site in El Dorado county

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